Hambantota, January 19 at 10:00 AM IST
Ireland A would be looking for their first win on the tour when they take on Sri Lanka A in the first unofficial ODI of the five-match series at Hambantota.
The hosts, Sri Lanka A registered a comprehensive win in the first unofficial Test to claim the two-match series. The second game ended in a draw, with the tourists making amends for the dismal performance of the first unofficial Test.
Nissanka and Kamidu Mendis were the stars with the bat for the hosts, while Ambuldeniya and Shiraz were the pick of the bowlers for the side. McCollum and Rock made the notable contributions with the bat for the tourists, Cameron-Dow was the best bowler for the Irish team.
Riding high on the confidence of Test series win and the presence of several seasoned campaigners in the ranks makes Sri Lanka A the favourites.
SL-A vs IR-A Team News
Isuru Udana is a part of Bangladesh Premier League and is doubtful to feature here.
Barry McCarthy of Ireland has returned home after sustaining an injury during the warm-up match.
SL-A vs IR-A Squads
Sri Lanka A squad: Upul Tharanga (c), Milinda Siriwardana (vc), Avishka Fernando, Sandun Weerakkody, Shammu Ashan, Kamindu Mendis, Shehan Jayasuriya, Lasith Embuldeniya, Ramesh Mendis, Amila Aponso, Jeevan Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Asitha Fernando, Jehan Daniel, Isuru Udana and Ishan Jayaratne.
Ireland A squad: James Cameron-Dow, Gareth Delany, JJ Garth, Shane Getkate, Tyrone Kane, Josh Little, James McCollum, Neil Rock, James Shannon, Harry Tector (c), Jack Tector, Stuart Thompson Lorcan Tucker, Peter Chase and Craig Young.
SL-A vs IR-A Dream11 Team
Wicket-keeper – You can choose between Weerakkody and N Rock.
Batsmen – Upul Tharanga, Harry Tector, Milinda Siriwardena and James McCollum will be our picks in the segment.
All-rounders – Kamindu Mendis was the star performer for the hosts in the recently concluded unofficial Test series.
Bowlers – Lasith Embuldeniya and James Cameron-Dow would be the safest picks.
This SL-A vs IR-A Dream11 prediction is based on news sourced from various sources. We suggest you pick your playing 11 from the squad listed above. Kindly revisit before the deadline to get the final update of Sri Lanka A vs Ireland A Dream11 Prediction.